With three hours till my first event I expected to get to Wigtown in plenty of time for a leisurely lunch and maybe even get in a little bookshop browsing before kick off; it is, after all, only seventy five … Continue reading Wigtown Odyssey
We are entering the last four days of the 20th Wigtown Book Festival – sniff – and I will finally get there tomorrow – hurrah! – I’ll let you know how I get on, it will include many bookshops and … Continue reading Festival Going
With only one week to go before the start of the 20th Wigtown Book Festival I still haven’t come to a decision about which day to go. It’s a good two hour drive to Wigtown from here, and I can’t … Continue reading News from Wigtown: One Week to Go!
Wigtown Book Festival | 21 – 30 September 2018 No Images? Click here Join us for electric dreams this autumn Electricity is in the air in Scotland’s Book Town. This weekend sees the switching on of the Christmas lights and the … Continue reading Literature Ambassador: Wigtown News
This seems to be a quiet week for bookish events in the region, so I thought I’d broaden our horizons and show you this: which I heard about only because it was on the evening news today. That video features … Continue reading Literature Ambassador #6: Outreach
Organised by The Association of Wigtown Booksellers Wigtown Spring Book Weekend is now a well established annual festival. You’ll find four days of events in bookshops and cafes around town, as well as in the new WFC venue space at Number … Continue reading Literature Ambassador #5: Bookish in Spring
As a creative practitioner I’m very interested in the notion that art can heal, or at least strengthen us against life’s ills. I don’t know how close to the truth this comes, but I do know that the medical profession … Continue reading Literature Ambassador #4: Textual Healing